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Emergency Crews Complete Lengthy Night Rescue In Blue Ridge

Emergency Crews Complete Lengthy Night Rescue In Blue Ridge

[ 2 ] November 19, 2018

Three Ridges Wildlife Area Nelson County, Virginia Release via Wintergreen Fire & Rescue: Last night Wintergreen Fire & Rescue was again requested to assist an injured hiker on the Mau-Har spur off of the Appalachian Trail. The call originated at 8:56PM as a “911 Hang-up” in the Three Ridges Wilderness area. Immediately a request for […]

The Day After : Ice Storm Takes Take Down Many Trees - Closes Roads

The Day After : Ice Storm Takes Take Down Many Trees – Closes Roads

[ 0 ] November 16, 2018

Near Wintergreen Nelson / Augusta County, Virginia Many roads across the area remained closed Friday morning after an ice storm hit area. Most locations affected were in the higher elevations in places like Wintergreen and along the Blue Ridge Parkway. However, locations on the western side of the parkway were hit hard. Waynesboro has numerous […]

Blue Ridge Parkway : Crews Complete Lengthy Rescue Of Hiker Near Love, Virginia

Blue Ridge Parkway : Crews Complete Lengthy Rescue Of Hiker Near Love, Virginia

[ 1 ] November 11, 2018

Blue Ridge Parkway Near Love Nelson County, Virginia Verbatim press release from Wintergreen Fire & Rescue: “On 11/11/18 at 9:50 AM Wintergreen Fire & Rescue were dispatched to a possible foot fracture at the Reeds Gap access to the Appalachian Trail. Upon arrival crews were met by a hiker who informed them the accident actually […]

BRP & Skyline Drive Areas Above 3000' - FREEZE WARNING - CANCELED

BRP & Skyline Drive Areas Above 3000′ – FREEZE WARNING – CANCELED

[ 0 ] October 17, 2018

Graphic via CBS19 News Weather Authority in Charlottesville. Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge- Including the cities of Big Meadows and Wintergreen 331 AM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018 …FREEZE WARNING IS CANCELLED… The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has cancelled the Freeze Warning. Sub-freezing temperatures are no longer expected. URGENT – WEATHER […]

News Alert : Update 9:10 PM (7.1.18) : Blue Ridge Parkway :  ID Released In Fatal Saturday Crash

News Alert : Update 9:10 PM (7.1.18) : Blue Ridge Parkway : ID Released In Fatal Saturday Crash

[ 4 ] June 30, 2018

Updated 7.1.18 9:10 PM Deceased victim of accident identified: From VSP: “Virginia State Police Trooper T.M. Skehan is investigating a fatal crash in Nelson County on the Blue Ridge Parkway approximately 5.4 miles south of Route 814. The crash occurred Saturday (June 30) at 4 p.m. A 2005 Toyota 4Runner that was traveling along the […]

Neat Time Lapse Video Of Thursday's Storms From Our BRL Ski Barn Webcam

Neat Time Lapse Video Of Thursday’s Storms From Our BRL Ski Barn Webcam

[ 0 ] May 11, 2018

Roseland Nelson County, Virginia As I talked about on Thursday, the potential for severe weather was decent that afternoon. Sure enough it starting hitting about mid afternoon with numerous severe thunderstorm warnings being issued. (If you have our BRL Smartphone app you can get those alerts right to your Iphone or Droid.) In some areas […]

Wind Advisory For Much Of Blue Ridge Wednesday (Some Areas Until Thursday AM)

Wind Advisory For Much Of Blue Ridge Wednesday (Some Areas Until Thursday AM)

[ 0 ] April 3, 2018

WIND ADVISORY URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 744 AM EDT Wed Apr 4 2018 Washington-Extreme Western Allegany-Central and Eastern Allegany- Augusta-Rockingham-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke- Western Highland-Eastern Highland-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge- Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Hampshire-Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson- Hardy-Western Grant-Eastern Grant-Western Mineral-Eastern Mineral- Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton- Including the cities of Hagerstown, Frostburg, Cumberland, Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts […]

Pretty Images Starting To Come In From Our BRL-Ski Barn Webcam

Pretty Images Starting To Come In From Our BRL-Ski Barn Webcam

[ 0 ] January 25, 2018

Roseland / Beech Grove Nelson County, Virginia We’ve spent the better part of the past week getting the final touches put on our first webcam in the BRL WeatherNow network that includes 5 different weather stations. The first webcam that’s gone up is at The Ski Barn. That’s at the intersection of Route 151 & […]

Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Conducts Training Exercise For Mountain & Cliff Rescue (Video)

Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Conducts Training Exercise For Mountain & Cliff Rescue (Video)

[ 0 ] November 30, 2017

Ravens Roost Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia Story By Tommy Stafford Photos & Video By Marcie Gates “Ravens Roost has a lot of recreational climbing and over the years there have been a number of serious accidents requiring us to go over the 100-foot cliff.” And that’s exactly why Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets […]

Fall Colors In Mountains Starting To Pop

Fall Colors In Mountains Starting To Pop

[ 1 ] October 24, 2017

Central Virginia Blue Ridge By Tommy Stafford Don’t throw in the towel just yet on the fall colors! Some pretty brilliant colors are starting to emerge in the higher elevations of locations across the Central Virginia Blue Ridge. A very dry late summer has hurt some of the brilliance, but there’s still plenty of leaves […]

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